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Tag: Katie McCoy

You Have More Influence Than You Realize

Ever surveyed the different women in the Bible? There are quite a few. And whenever I study the women in Scripture, I’m reminded of pattern that emerges. In the lives of all the individual women, there is one theme running through the... Read More »

Let Us Be Women: A Call for Women’s Theological Education

The incomparable Elisabeth Elliot once said, “The fact that I am a woman doesn’t make me a different kind of Christian, but the fact that I am a Christian makes me a different kind of woman.” Her words echo down through the decades as... Read More »

Why Women Are Critical To the Mission of the Church

While Scripture teaches that God has given the responsibility of the pastoral role to men (1 Timothy 2:12; 3:1-13, Titus 1:6-9),[1]  there are a myriad of meaningful ministries for women. Unfortunately, many women mistakenly associate bein... Read More »

What A Bloomless Tree Taught Me about Trusting God

There’s a lovely little tree in the front yard of my parents’ house. Well…it used to be lovely. After it had been transplanted from their backyard, all of the clusters of pink flowers were completely snipped off. It looked dead. I was... Read More »

God Is Not Silent About Rape

God is not silent about rape. The Harvey Weinsteins of the world may believe they can keep it quiet because of their power and wealth. The survivor may believe she cannot speak out in safety or security. But God hears it all. And He is not ... Read More »

More Than Marriage: What’s Behind Polyamory In the Church

When I first heard the term “polyamory,” it sounded like one of those eyebrow-raising issues you hear about on daytime talk-shows – shocking, extreme, and on the fringe.[1] Less than a decade later, it’s creeping out of the shadows ... Read More »

Does Your Search History Know You?

I was sure that I’d been hacked. There was no way that could have appeared on my Facebook page…and consequently on several hundred other people’s news feeds. But somehow, through the all-knowing Google Search which connected to an unk... Read More »

How To Make the Most Out of Your Summer Season

It’s like I blinked and summer was over! This is what I sound like pretty much every August just before the school year starts. Ever been there? You start the summer months with all of these fabulous ideas and projects in mind, only to fe... Read More »

The Day I Ditched My 5-Year Plan

I wasn’t supposed to be wearing contacts today. Actually, I wasn’t supposed to be wearing contacts ever again. After 20-some years of fulfilling ever-increasing prescriptions, fumbling around the bathroom counter every morning to find t... Read More »

We Can’t Be Pro-life If We’re Not Anti-Poverty

We can’t truly be pro-life if we’re not anti-poverty. Follow me through the facts here. Last month, the organization Planned Parenthood celebrated its 100-year anniversary. Since 1916, founder Margaret Sanger’s vision for this organiz... Read More »